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NEW ZEALAND: New Organization Promotes Basic Income Through Digital Currency

The organization’s “About” section:

“Citizens Online Income New Zealand (COINZ) is a Christchurch-based charitable organization promoting the use of digital currency to alleviate inequality. Two programs we have initiated are the World Citizen Fund, which distributes Bitcoins, and the Kiwicoin program, a digital currency pegged to the NZ dollar and used for basic income.”

COINZ homepage can be found here.

Josh Martin

About Josh Martin

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Josh Martin is a recent graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science where he received an MSc in Social Policy and Planning and wrote his dissertation on the universal basic income as a possible solution to the problems facing Universal Credit in the UK. Prior to LSE, he attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and is originally from Decorah, Iowa.

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